- Rollin cycles is again offering their $39 tune-up deal, this time with Amazon Local. I got one of these with Living Social and found RC to be a fine little bike shop. Not worth biking past 4 shops for me to continue to use it, but it serves its neighborhood well.
- Virginia conference committee proposes transportation plan that would lower taxes on gasoline but tie them to inflation. It would make up the difference with higher sales taxes. This is not a particularly good bill for cycling, since it pushes the costs of driving away from drivers. Though at least there is no bicycle excise tax proposed like in Other Washington.
- Bike league lays out the case for asking Secretary LaHood to establish a specific national goal to reduce the number of bicyclists and pedestrians killed on our nation’s roads.
- A study of Canada's roads shows that separating traffic, reducing speeds, getting rid of traffic circles and avoiding downward slopes makes cycling safer.